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February 12 2013 Vision Issues Newsletter

An Eye on Vision Issues!

Volume 2: Issue 2; Week of February 10 to 16, 2013

Hello, everyone.
Hope everyone is having a great day!

I am Continuing the Macular degeneration information since February is MD month.

Some interesting research studies are in progress concerning the relationship between Omega3 fatty acids(oils from foods like fish or olive oil) and slowing the progression of Aged-Related Macular degeneration. All of the completed studies I have read show no ill effects of including Omega3 fatty acids in your diet either in the form of a supplement or a food in your diet but suggests a host of benefits. How much Omega3 is part of your diet? Something to think about!

Employment Opportunities: Courtesy of the American Foundation for the Blind.

1. Employment Specialist- N.O. - New Orleans, Louisiana

2. Job Coach - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

3. Pathway to Success Instructor - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Here's the latest article from the Vision Issues site at

Organizations Offering Scholarships for the Blind
A list of six vision organizations offering grants/scholarships to visually impaired/blind students seeking a vocational or college degree. Find out how to apply!

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Forum News:

What research studies have you read lately showing improvement with a vision issue? Do you have a topic you would like to discuss? Visit the forum and post a thread on the vision issues forum and we can talk about the issue. Use the link below to go directly to the forum.

Coming next week: Visually Impaired/Blind Audio Newspapers

Audio Newspapers and magazines read via the telephone, a service provided by the National federation of the Blind (NFB). The service is provided for the visually impaired/blind and physically handicapped. Get the service by…

Until next week – Have a great week!

Dean Ingalls, Vision Issues Editor

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